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Now accepting applications for Undergrad Research Assistant position(s)

In the Parallel Programming Laboratory, undergraduates, graduates, and post-docs work with Prof. Laxmikant (Sanjay) Kale to develop and optimize parallel programming software and novel languages for the fastest computers in the world, including the 300K core BlueWaters supercomputer housed here at Illinois. Prof. Kale also leads research in high-performance scientific applications in bioinformatics, molecular dynamics, computational cosmology, and other areas. The Parallel Programming Laboratory continously pushes the limits of parallel application performance, and the lab has made numerous significant contributions to the fundamental knowledge of parallel computing.

Prof. Kale has paid positions available for capable undergraduate students interested in parallel, high-performance, or scientific computing research. Undergraduates in the Parallel Programming Lab have a history of winning prestigious awards such as the CRA Award, presenting papers at top conferences, and pursuing graduate studies at top research universities.

These positions are available to start August 2017. The skill sets for these positions include experience in C/C++/Java programming. Parallel/high-performance computing experience is not necessary. Preference is given to students who have completed CS 225. Desirable characteristics include:

No prior parallel programming experience is required, and undergraduates of all levels will be considered. Interested students should email a resume to Prof. Kale ( and put "PPL Research Position" in the subject line.

Now accepting applications for Undergrad Sysadmin position for the lab

Deadline: Position is available immediately

The ideal candidate will have experience in

If you have interest in the position, please send an e-mail to Prof. Kale ( including a resume and a description of relevant experience.